Let the Right One In (stage version)
Paperback, 88 pages ISBN: 9781848423749Publication Date:
28 Nov 2013
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781780012995Publication Date:
19 Dec 2013
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Dundee Rep Theatre, 2013

Let the Right One In (stage version)

By John Ajvide Lindqvist Adapted by Jack Thorne

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  • South Bank Sky Arts Award for Theatre - 2014

A dark and visceral coming-of-age vampire love story, based on the acclaimed novel and film.

Oskar is a bullied, lonely, teenage boy living with his mother on a housing estate at the edge of town, when a spate of sinister killings rocks the neighbourhood.

Eli is the young girl who has just moved in next door. She doesn’t go to school and never leaves the flat by day. Sensing in each other a kindred spirit, the two become devoted friends. What Oskar doesn’t know is that Eli has been a teenager for a very long time…

Jack Thorne's adaptation of Let The Right One In, based on the novel by John Ajvide Lindqvist, premiered in June 2013 at the Dundee Rep Theatre in a production by the National Theatre of Scotland, before transferring to London's Royal Court Theatre in November 2013. It won the South Bank Sky Arts Award for Theatre in 2014.

Press Quotes

'exquisitely sad and witty... [it will] wring your heart while scaring the mortal stuffing out of you'

Ben Brantley - New York Times

'extraordinary… sets new standards in atmospheric scariness… takes you to the edge of human experience with eye-opening candour, beauty and ingenuity'

WhatsOnStage

'astonishing... at once beautifully intimate and bedazzingly epic'

Time Out

'exquisitely beautiful and heartbreakingly sad… so painfully tender that, as you watch the show, it feels as if layers of your skin are gradually being flayed from your body'

Guardian

'remarkable… gratifyingly scary… dark and striking'

Telegraph

'moving and haunting... a rich and beautiful theatrical experience that is by turns gripping and tender'

Herald

'a chilling and moving piece of theatre, full of pain, terror and unexpected moments of comedy'

Scotsman
Paperback, 88 pages ISBN: 9781848423749Publication Date:
28 Nov 2013
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781780012995Publication Date:
19 Dec 2013
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Jack Thorne:

Mydidae
Woyzeck
Red Car, Blue Car
The Solid Life of Sugar Water
Stacy & Fanny and Faggot: two plays
Burying Your Brother in the Pavement
Fanny and Faggot
Hope
Junkyard
Stacy
Bunny
Jack Thorne Plays: One
A Christmas Carol (Old Vic stage version)
When You Cure Me
2nd May 1997

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